DAVIDSON COUNTY

Established in 1822 from Rowan County.
Courthouse fire in 1866 may have destroyed some records.

                                 ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1824-1919; 2 volumes, 1 Fibredex box.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1823-1935; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1827-1930; 3 Fibredex boxes.
CENSUS RECORDS (County Copy)
	Census, 1880; 1 pamphlet.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1823-1868; 7 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1823-1868; 2 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1823-1868; 8 volumes.
		Recognizance Dockets, 1827-1861; 2 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1823-1868; 3 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1823-1868; 4 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1824-1970; 44 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1824-1856; 2 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1824-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1824-1868; 2 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1824-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1824-1861; 2 volumes.
		Recognizance Dockets, 1824-1867; 2 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1824-1868; 2 volumes.
		Criminal Dockets, 1943-1955, 1968-1970; 2 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1824-1868; 2 volumes.
		Probation Judgment Docket, 1954-1958, 1963-1970; 1 volume.
		Index to Criminal Judgments [A-L], 1933-1961; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1821-1946; 65 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1820-1946; 42 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1822-1940; 33 Fibredex boxes.
		Thomasville Recorders Court
		Minutes, 1941-1969; 2 volumes.
		Judgment Dockets, 1941-1970; 3 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1808-1922; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1826-1902; 5 volumes.
	Ejectments, 1822-1935; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Entries, 1874-1916; 2 volumes.
	Levies on Land, 1831-1938; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Processions, Surveys and Divisions of Land, 1827-1941; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1817-1937; 1 Fibredex box.
	Mortgage Sales, 1939-1953; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1830-1868; 9 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1970; 43 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1916; 7 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1868-
		1910; 1 volume.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1900-1970; 4 volumes.
	Record of Dowers, 1915-1952; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1817-1948; 249 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1900-1970; 1 volume.
	Record of Guardians, 1912-1970; 6 volumes.
	Guardians' Records, 1823-1941; 34 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1830-1868; 3 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1870-1909; 5 volumes.
	Record of Notice to Guardians to Renew Bonds, 1877-1895; 1 volume.
	Inheritance Tax Record, 1923-1970; 6 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1948; 12 volumes.
	Record of Executors of Persons Who Died Prior to 1916, 1915-1916; 
		1 pamphlet.
	Qualifications Trustee Under Will, 1962-1970; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1823-1868; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Marriage Licenses, 1869-1893; 1 manuscript box.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1852-1868; 1 volume.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1921; 8 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1831-1944; 30 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Name of Divorced Women, 1937-1970; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1827-1863; 5 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1823-1940; 13 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1919-1947; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927, 1940; 1 volume.
	County Claims, 1823-1867; 2 volumes.
	County Accounts (County Trustee), 1868; 1 volume.
	County Accounts (County Treasurer), 1876-1882; 1 volume.
	Treasurer's Reports, 1879-1914; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1926; 2 volumes.
	Election Returns, 1823-1888; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Election Records, 1833-1928; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Division of Lexington, Thomasville and Conrad Hill Townships into Voting
		Precincts, 1896; 1 volume.
	Election Records, 1908-1912, 1946-1972; 2 volumes. 
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1944; 2 volumes.
	Insolvent Debtors, 1831-1933; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	List of Jurors, 1875-1906; 1 volume.
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1871-1878; 1 volume.
	Certificates of Registration, 1887-1970; 1 manuscript box.
	Certificates of Registration for Optometrists, 1909-1916; 1 volume.
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1970; 8 volumes.
	Index to Judicial Hospitalization, 1899-1970; 1 volume.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1947; 14 volumes.
	Special Proceedings, 1871-1916; 1 volume.
	Bridges and Ferries, 1824-1929; 1 Fibredex box.
	Road Orders, 1833-1865; 1 volume.
	Road Records, 1823-1939; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Railroad Records, 1847-1941; 10 Fibredex boxes.
	School Records, 1855-1934; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Mining Records, 1835-1931; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Slaves and Free Persons of Color, 1826-1896; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1824-1946; 11 Fibredex boxes.	
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1846-1943; 13 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Petitions to be Exempted from Military Service, 1862-1865; 2 folders.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1814-1889; 1 Fibredex box.
	Civil Action Papers, 1842, 1852, 1857; 1 folder.
	Estate Records and Marriage Records, 1826-1867; 4 folders.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1870-1919; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1884-1957; 5 reels.
	Index to Incorporations, 1884-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1913-1958; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1823-1868; 4 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1824-1955; 14 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1966; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1961; 12 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1916; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1912; 
		2 reels.
	Record of Administrators, 1910-1955; 7 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1918-1966; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1870-1909; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1918-1967; 3 reels.
	Record of Dowry, 1915-1952; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1900-1967; 2 reels.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1956; 1 reel.
	Inventories and Accounts of Sale, 1830-1897; 5 reels.
	Record of Settlements, 1904-1960; 12 reels.
	Cross Index to Administrators and Executors, 1868-1966; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1900-1970; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1822-1953; 124 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1823-1953; 16 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1823-1953; 18 reels.
	Division of Land, 1835-1966; 3 reels.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1914-1943; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Registers, 1822-1954; 3 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Vital Statistics, 1914-1980; 4 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1969; 11 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1967; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Homestead Returns, 1878-1944; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1959; 16 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1871-1928; 2 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1886-1936; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1951; 6 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of Superintendents of Common Schools, 1843-1864; 1 reel.
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1906, 1931-1963; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1827-1863; 2 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1823-1967; 12 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1823-1955; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1956-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisee, 1956-1966; 1 reel.




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